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AESOP 

THE HOTEL

AESOP THE HOTEL

A boutique hotel in Beverly Hills that focuses on the juxtaposition and harmony of raw and refined materialities and experiences, inspired by Aesop’s celebration of science to provide quality wellness products that are natural and nourishing. Aesop, established in Melbourne in 1987, investigates widely to source botanical and laboratory-made ingredients. The brand explores and supports the arts as an avenue through which to inspire, learn and communicate. They’re deeply rooted in the architecture and design scene as seen in their stores, and as also reflected in Aesop The Hotel.

RAW VS REFINED

A boutique hotel in Beverly Hills that focuses on the juxtaposition and harmony of raw and refined materialities and experiences, inspired by Aesop’s celebration of science to provide quality wellness products that are natural and nourishing. Aesop, established in Melbourne in 1987, investigates widely to source botanical and laboratory-made ingredients. The brand explores and supports the arts as an avenue through which to inspire, learn and communicate. They’re deeply rooted in the architecture and design scene as seen in their stores, and as also reflected in Aesop The Hotel.

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CHECK IN 

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CHECK IN LOUNGE

The Check In Lounge takes the human interaction with the staff to an elevated experience, where the guests sit down comfortably and learn how to navigate the neighborhood, the amenities of the hotel, and how to get to their room. Traditional counters are removed from the space to encourage a more casual guest experience.

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ELIXIR BAR

The Elixir Bar is a reflection of Aesop’s alchemist attitude towards their products. Besides the typical bar area, there are little private spaces for guests to savor a more intimate setting. This idea is inspired by the refinement part of the concept. Backlit palm trees behind frosted glass are a representation of the location of Beverly Hills, where the streets are lined with them.

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LIBRARY LOUNGE

Reading a book requires focus and one’s full attention, which is part of an intimate and refined experience. This Library Lounge combines the idea of a curated design book library and a lounge where people can relax. When someone is waiting for a friend or simply just passing the time, they can immerse themselves in a collection of reading material.

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In creating an experience surrounding the refinement of Aesop’s products, the bathroom is the main segment in the guestroom. Greeted at the end with a large view of Beverly Hills, the shower and bath experience is elevated. Products are displayed throughout as a touchpoint of the brand and its stores, catering to each guests skin type and needs. Electronically adjustable louvers allow the guest to customize their privacy and be part of the facade design that changes throughout the day.

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